Monsoon fury leaves trail of destruction in hilly areas of Kerala's Kozhikode; rescue operations in place

Published: 13th June 2018 07:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2018 07:34 PM  

Heavy rain has been lashing the district for the past week wreaking heavy damage and the District Disaster Management and a team of National Disaster Response Team have joined rescue operations. (EPS | TP Sooraj )
At least five people including a nine year old child has died as heavy rain continued to pound Kozhikode district triggering multiple landslides in the hilly regions. (EPS | TP Sooraj )
Scores of houses were destroyed and roads washed away, disrupting the movement of vehicles. More people are feared to be missing in the landslide and floods. (EPS | TP Sooraj )
The collector has declared a holiday for educational institutions, including professional colleges and the district administration has swung into action with rescue operations in the area. (EPS | TP Sooraj )
In the wake of heavy rains in the district, Collector suspended the movement of vehicles along the Thamarassery Ghat road and to the hilly regions. (EPS | TP Sooraj )
It is estimated that around 50 hectares of agricultural land have been destroyed in the incessant rains. (EPS | Manu R Mavelil)
It is estimated that around 50 hectares of agricultural land have been destroyed in the incessant rains.  (EPS | Manu R Mavelil)
A portion of a hill collapsed and fell over the home of Lukose, a resident of Anakkampoyil, due to heavy monsoon rainfall is seen in the picture. (EPS| Manu R Mavelil)
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According to authorities, 10 families in Pullurampara have been shifted to the relief camp opened at St. Joseph's school. (EPS | Manu R Mavelil)
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Roads connecting Karimbu and Anakkampoyil in Kozhikode are seen eroded away owing to gushing water. (EPS | Manu R Mavelil)
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Children are seen enjoying the view of gushing water after the heavy rain fall at Anakkampoyil in Kozhikode . (EPS | Manu R Mavelil)
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